Dacusville Community Library celebrates first year, plans to launch summer reading program

Jason Evans/Courier The Dacusville Community Library is volunteer-driven. Pictured here are a few of the volunteers. Standing, from left, are More »

Administrator: No state plan for Zika

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter PICKENS COUNTY — The state of South Carolina doesn’t seem to be taking the More »

2 charged with neglect after child’s drug test

By Greg Oliver Courtesy The Journal CENTRAL — A Central couple were arrested and charged recently after Pickens County More »

Barton, King earn state track crowns

Courtesy Photos (LEFT) Daniel High School senior Laurie Barton broke the Class AAA girls’ state record in the 800-meter run More »

King’s Asphalt earns award

Pamela Dodson/Courier The South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association recently presented King’s Asphalt with an award for innovative pavement work for More »


Dacusville Community Library celebrates first year, plans to launch summer reading program

Jason Evans/Courier
The Dacusville Community Library is volunteer-driven. Pictured here are a few of the volunteers. Standing, from left, are Anne

Spring conclave a success

Upstate — On Saturday, May 14, St. Benedict Liberty Catholic Church Archdiocese celebrated its spring conclave in a conference room at the Best Western Piedmont Inn and Suites in Piedmont.

This was the archdiocese’s first ever conclave, and it was a grand success.

Eleven people from all over the United States attended. The Rev. Mother Sherrod Hitch from Washington, the Rev. Father Jim Russell from Texas, the Rev. Father Tobias Baughman from Georgia, and the Rev. Mother Janet Stansell from Pickens were all consecrated as new bishops. The Archdiocese of the Primitive Catholic Church’s Archbishop Rod Rickard, from New York, along with Bishop Samuel Jin, also from New York, assisted Arch Patriarch John Stansell during the consecration service.

conclave2Russell, the Grand Master of the United Templar Sanctum, knighted three new knights and three new dames into the order. St. Benedict Liberty Catholic Church Archdiocese will be holding its fall conclave in Calhoun, Ga., on Sept. 10-11.


Arch Patriarch J.W. Stansell lays hands on Bishop Samuel Jin as Archbishop J. Daniel Stansell looks on.

For more information about St. Benedict Liberty Catholic Church Archdiocese, or its upcoming fall conclave, contact Arch Patriarch John Stansell by phone at (864) 507-0041 or by email at, or Patriarch Tobias Baughman by phone at (706) 463-8066 or by email at More information can also be found on the archdiocese’s website at


Pictured, front row, from left are Archbishop Rod Rickard from New York, Arch Patriarch J.W. Stansell and Bishop Janet Stansell from Pickens. Back row are Bishop Sherrod Hitch from Seattle, Wash., Archbishop J. Daniel Stansell of Pickens, Patriarch Tobias Baughman from Calhoun, Ga., Archbishop Jim Russell from Cleburne, Texas, and Bishop Samuel Jin, originally from South Korea, now living in New York.







Courier Community Calendar

• Nix reunion planned for June 5 in Pickens

The descendants of Ulysses and Lou Annie Monroe Nix will hold the annual Nix family reunion

SCETV’s ‘Making it Grow’ coming to Six Mile

SIX MILE — SCETV cameras will come to Six Mile on June 23 along with host Amanda McNulty and the crew of scetv show “Making It Grow” to tape a show segment at

PPCCDC golf tourney planned for June 10

PICKENS — Pickens Presbyterian Church Child Development Center’s fifth annual golf tournament will be held on Friday, June 10, at the Pickens Country Club.

Registration is

Take advantage of versatile Vidalias

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Courier Legals 5-25-16





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Contents of storage unit N located at 222 Morris Rd Pickens SC rented to Regina Powell will be disposed of if rent isn’t paid by June 3, 2016.                                                                       5/25, 6/1


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